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July 14, 2017
Welcome to the New Energy.gov!
A blog about all the new updates to the website.
June 28, 2017
Nuclear Energy: Clean, Constant, and Cool
Many people don't realize the role that nuclear energy plays in our daily lives. Here's the lowdown on this clean, constant, and cool energy resource.
June 7, 2017
Secretary Perry talks to employees at Los Alamos National Lab
U.S. Energy Policy Will Drive Jobs, Clean Energy
Secretary Perry writes an op-ed about exiting the Paris Accord, while still advancing American energy policy.
May 18, 2017
DOE and VA Team Up to Improve Healthcare for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Energy are partnering to transform health care delivery for Veterans.
May 1, 2017
GMI Hosts First Peer Review
GMI hosted its first Peer Review in April 2017, which presented the results of 88 grid modernization projects and formally reviewed 30 projects.
April 7, 2017
<a href="https://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2017/04/f34/WomenInSTEM2017-coloringbook%20%282%29_0.pdf">Download and print your Women in STEM 2017 Coloring Book!</a>
Color Outside the Lines: Women in STEM 2017 Coloring Book

Color your own version of illustrations of five historical women in STEM with this print-at-home coloring book we produced for Women's History...

March 30, 2017
Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the first American woman to become a civil engineer in 1905 and granddaughter of a women’s rights icon. | Graphic by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</a>.
Five Fast Facts about Nora Stanton Blatch Barney
Nora Stanton Blatch Barney was the first American woman to become a civil engineer in 1905 and granddaughter of a women’s rights icon.
March 23, 2017
Dr. Ruby Hirose was a Japanese-American researcher whose research helped lead to vaccines against polio and other diseases. Graphic by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</a>.
Five Fast Facts about Dr. Ruby Hirose

Dr. Ruby Hirose was a Japanese-American researcher whose research helped lead to vaccines against polio and other diseases.

March 17, 2017
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The Oppenheimer Science and Energy Leadership Program: Building a Network of Future DOE Leaders

In parallel with the 4th Big Ideas Summit, we celebrated the Oppenheimer Science and Energy Leadership Program’s first cohort and welcomed 15 new...

March 16, 2017
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry addresses the 2017 Big Ideas Summit in Washington, D.C.
The 2017 Big Ideas Summit — Harnessing the Engine of Innovation

The Big Ideas Summit brings together experts from our 17 National Laboratories and DOE programs to present and discuss the boldest, most innovative...

March 16, 2017
Barbara McClintock was a pioneer in the field of cytogenetics and became the first woman to win a solo Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Graphic by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</a>.
Five Fast Facts About Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock was a pioneer in the field of cytogenetics, the study of the structure and function of cells.

March 9, 2017
Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and helped in America's early space missions. | Illustration by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</>.
Five Fast Facts About Evelyn Boyd Granville

Dr. Evelyn Boyd Granville was the second African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics and worked on early U.S. space missions.

March 7, 2017
Soaking Up an Oil Spill
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory invent new foam that adsorbs oil from water, is reusable, and pulls dispersed oil from the water.
March 2, 2017
Hedy Lamarr was a well-known actress in the 1930s and 40s, but she also invented "frequency hopping" -- the basis for wireless technology today. | Illustration by <a href="/node/2349957">Cort Kreer</a>.
Five Fast Facts about Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr

The first woman in STEM we're highlighting this Women's History Month is actress and inventor, Hedy Lamarr.

February 22, 2017
3 Can’t-Miss Technologies at the 2017 ARPA-E Summit
Check out a few of the nearly 300 fascinating technologies on display at the 2017 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, Feb. 27-March 1 at National Harbor.
February 13, 2017
Quiz: Test Your Wind Energy IQ

How much do you know about wind energy? Test your knowledge with our wind power quiz!

February 1, 2017
DistribuTech 2017 Highlights
DistribuTech draws leaders from across the utility industry, including professionals from electric, water, and other municipal utilities.